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What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

Field Studies

Required for Master of Public Health (MPH) students in Community Health Sciences, the field experience gives students firsthand experience within a health or health-related social service agency or community program in elements of planning, program implementation, evaluation; and/or policy formulation, implementation and analysis. 

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Student Voice
"During my 11-week internship, I learned more about the intersection of public health and technology and the many avenues in which health promotion efforts are executed, adding to my excitement of pursuing a career in the public health field after completing my MPH degree in Community Health Sciences."
Jasmine Smith, MPH '13

Spring/Summer 2015 Newsletter

The Spring/Summer 2015 Newsletter is now available! In this issue:

Alumni Profile: Jennifer Lee, PhD, is Global Hope Network International’s National Director for Indonesia

Alumni Honors: Doris Browne, MD, MPH and Nancy Halpern Ibrahim, MPH were recognized for their service to the community

Read the full publication: https://prezi.com/nzosrynd45ci/view

Events

To view the full event timeline, please click here: http://chs.ph.ucla.edu/events

CHS in the Spotlight

Posted on July 15, 2015

Alumna Jennifer Jee-Lyn Garcia (PhD 14) and PhD candidate Mienah Zulfacar Sharif co-authored the article “Black Lives Matter: A Commentary on Racism and Public Health” featured in the June 2015 issue of the American Journal of Public Health.

Posted on July 8, 2015

New CHS faculty member Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez has just published a new study, "Twentieth Century Surge of Excess Adult Male Mortality" on why men don’t live as long as women, in the prestigious Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.